RSPA Webinars Focus on Digital Signage Solutions, Service and Support, Trade Show Planning and Hiring Lessons


The Retailers Solutions Providers Association (RSPA) offers multiple educational resources for retailers to stay current on diverse topics. RSPA is the only association dedicated to the retail technology industry.  Members include resellers, distributors, hardware manufacturers, software developers, consultants and service providers who bring retail technology solutions to the marketplace.

One of the most popular and easily accessed RSPA resources is their Webinar series, which are presented on the second and third Wednesdays of each month. All are scheduled for 2:00pm Eastern time and all are recorded and archived for on-demand listening.

Mark your calendars now for the RSPA webinars scheduled for May and June.

Wednesday May 9, 2012, 2:00pm EST.  The topic is “Trends in Digital Signage,” presented by Eric Kenyon and Keven Yue, Regional Business Development Managers at Ingram Micro.

Wednesday May 16, 2012, 2:00pm EST.  Don Pierson, president and COO at Flypaper Studios Inc. will present a session entitled “Using FlyPaper Software to Create Content for Digital Signage.”

Wednesday, June 6, 2012, 2:00pm EST.  Retailers will learn more about the Best Practices in Service Management. This session is a preview for the RetailNOW convention and will cover key components of success for your service organization including personnel and customers, finances, management, software options contracts, logistics, negotiation and professional services. It’s presented by Bob Bauer, who has held multiple management positions within BMC and is currently the company’s president and CEO.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012, 2:00pm EST. This RSPA Webinar focuses on the planning elements of exhibiting at trade shows. All exhibitors at RetailNOW Expo are encouraged to listen in for tips on getting the most out of the trade show experience. Topics include outlining the promotions you can leverage through RSPA marketing vehicles and explaining the timeline to maximize discounts available for freight and decorating items. Staff members of RSPA will present the information based on their experiences at Retail NOW.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 2:00pm EST, listen in as Jim Roddy presents “Hire Like You Just Beat Cancer: Hiring Lessons for Business Managers from a Cancer-Surviving Executive.” In this presentation, you’ll learn hiring principles you can adopt into your business along with time-tested team building best practices that you can implement at your organization immediately. As Jim notes, “The lessons I learned when cancer knocked me down helped build me up as a Hiring Manager, and I apply those lessons aggressively every time we interview a potential employee.” He’ll share his insights in what is certain to be an informative and moving presentation.

Webinars are free to RSPA members, $50 for non-members. REGISTER NOW

Also, there is still time to get the reader discount  if you register for the RSPA RetailNOW 2012 Conference by tomorrow, April 27!

Read about it here:  RetailNOW 2012 Conference: Register Now for Reader Discount

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